House Committee Looking Into Roadside Survey
chairman of the House transportation committee says he wants to make sure a
federal roadside survey on drinking and drugged driving is being conducted
appropriately after motorists complained about being forced off the road and
asked to participate.
Bill Shuster, a Republican from Pennsylvania, told The Associated Press on
Thursday that the National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drugged Driving has
provided "valuable highway safety information" over the years, but
the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is looking into how it is
federal government says its periodic survey on motorists' drinking and
drug-taking habits provides a vital tool for monitoring the safety of America's
roadways. But some motorists and civil liberties groups say the government's
methods are intrusive and unconstitutional.